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Windrush Child Paperback Book

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Product code: 519161

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Product Description

This carefully written account highlights the situation and stories behind the myriad of people who have arrived from all over the world to the UK, showing it through the eyes of people who continue to live through it. A powerful and moving book is a crazy and heart-stopping adventure where Benjamin Zephaniah shows us what it was like to be a child of the Windrush generation, adjusting to their new lives, fitting in and the many struggles they have to deal with along the way.

Leonard is shocked when he arrives with his mother in the port of Southampton. His father is a stranger to him, it's cold and even the Jamaican food doesn't taste the same as it did back home in Maroon Town. But his parents have brought him here to try to make a better life, so Leonard does his best not to complain, to make new friends, to do well at school - even when people hurt him with their words and with their fists. How can a boy so far from home learn to enjoy his new life when so many things count against him?

A perfect book for teaching children about inclusivity and diversity.

By Benjamin Zephaniah
Paperback, 208 pages
20.6 x 14.2cm
Printed on FSC paper

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